Food recalls in EU/Week 38

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have two recalls from consumers in EU in the alert notifications: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Salmonella Rissen in chlorella powder, following company's own check. Origin China (via United Kingdom), notified by Netherlands; - Foreign bodies: plastic fragments in chocolate bars, following a consumer complaint. Origin Finland, notified by Finland, distributed also … Continue reading Food recalls in EU/Week 38

FSA UK – Views wanted on sporopollenin shells as novel food

A UK company has applied to the Food Standards Agency for approval to market sporopollenin shells from a type of plant known as clubmoss Lycopodium clavatum, as a novel food ingredient. Views are wanted on the independent experts' draft opinion. The company, Sporomex Ltd, plans to market sporopollenin shells as a novel food ingredient to … Continue reading FSA UK – Views wanted on sporopollenin shells as novel food